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Rice Boy (Second Edition)

Rice Boy (Second Edition)

Sunil Kuruvilla

ISBN: 9780887549014

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In front of a house in India, sixteen-year-old Tina learns the ancient art of kolam from her grandmother, the creation of elaborate patterns with rice powder, in preparation for a man she has never met. In front of a house in Canada, Tina's cousin Tommy sits in a tree, trying to make sense of his heritage. As the stories of Tina and Tommy become more intertwined, a pattern of quiet rebellion and enduring love between generations and cultures


"Kuruvilla is the continent's hot new playwright." --"Globe and Mail"



Sunil Kuruvilla

Sunil Kuruvilla

Sunil Kuruvilla has developed his plays at various places including New York Theatre Workshop, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and the Sundance Institute. He has received commissions from the Joseph Papp Public Theater, The Wilma Theatre, and South Coast Repertory. He has written screenplays for Showtime and CTV. Former instructors include Alistair MacLeod, Anthony Minghella, and Mac Wellman. The ... view full profile

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